Waiting for a government job? Then here is an important announcement for you!
In a move filling the vacant government posts, Nepal Ministry for Federal Affairs and General Administration issued a notification for job postings under the Public Service Commission.
With this, PSC is now getting ready to announce job postings ad related advertisements for 11, 492 vacant posts in various departments across the local units.
Currently, there is a requirement for over 16,000 staff in around 753 local units.
In response to the Ministry’s enquiry on vacancy details, 437 local units responded reporting the requirement of 11,492 personnel.
Given the rise in a number of Nepali nationals moving out for jobs, the Government of Nepal has expressed his commitment to creating enough job opportunities locally.
In an announcement in January 2019, the Labor Minister Gokarna Bista informed that the government is formulating youth-targeted job programs.
He informed that the government is undertaking measures towards effective utilization of domestic human resources, and also create more scope for employment in various sectors including agriculture.
In this regard, the government has also planned for setting up of Labor and Employment Offices across the local units.
First such one was already established in Gandaki Province in January 2019, and more across all the seven provinces are currently under plans.
“Every month, the working age population increases by 35,000 people and Nepal must create 286,900 jobs a year to maintain its employment rate,” said a World Bank report in 2018.
Will have to wait and watch to understand how successful will the government be in fulfilling the set targets.
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